The awards were presented simultaneously during an online presentation by the International Academy of TV Arts and Sciences and Mipcom Online+. The full list of winners, up next.
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the winners of the International Emmy® Kids Awards. The announcement was made during an online presentation simultaneously available on the Academy’s website and the Mipcom Online + platform.
“There are a lot of problems in the world right now, but children are still growing up and they are watching television more than ever. So we in the television community have a special responsibility” said International Academy President, Bruce L. Paisner. “We congratulate the teams behind these winning programs for making great television.”
The complete list of winners:
The Tiger Who Came to Tea
Lupus Films / Tiger Tea Productions / HarperCollins Children’s Books / Universal Pictures / Channel 4 – United Kingdom
A mysterious tiger turns up unannounced and invites himself in for afternoon tea. Young Sophie and her mommy watch in fascination as the tiger proceeds to eat not only their tea, but the entire contents of the fridge and everything else in the house!
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Finding My Family: Holocaust – A Newsround Special
BBC Children’s In-House Productions / CBBC – United Kingdom
“For you it’s history… for me it’s life”. These are the words of Holocaust survivor Steven Frank, as he takes his teenage granddaughter to Auschwitz to learn about his experiences during the Holocaust. This film shows children the horrors of this time in history, with the message that we must never forget.
Northern Pictures / Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Australian Children’s Television Foundation / Screen Australia / Create NSW – Australia
When Mikey moves from New Zealand to Western Sydney, he finds himself in the thick of the ultra-competitive schoolyard game of handball. After saving a kid on the playground from a wayward ball and finding he has the most powerful strike in the world, Mikey is befriended by Jerry and Salwa, who join forces to train him to become a handball weapon of precision and skill equipped to topple resident king of the court, Tiffany, and take home the western suburbs handball crown… if only he could make the ball land in the right suburb! Can Mikey go from zero to hero, in the quest to be the best in the west?
All these programs were broadcast between January 1 and December 31, 2019; in accordance with the competition’s eligibility period.